Published: November 2015
This advisory defines attention deficit hyperactivity disorder in adults, and explains interactions with substance use disorders.
Published: February 2012
This advisory gives an overview of extended-release injectable naltrexone for people with opioid dependence. It discusses how it differs from other medication-assisted treatments, safety concerns, and patients most likely to benefit.
Published: April 2011
This resource provides substance use treatment program administrators with information to implement tobacco-free policies and practices in treatment settings. It discusses challenges and strategies for developing clinical guidelines for treating tobacco dependence.
This advisory offers addiction counselors an introduction to tobacco use cessation during substance use treatment. It discusses screening and effective treatment approaches to quitting, and practical and supportive counseling.
Published: February 2011
This advisory offers guidance on treating people with traumatic brain injury (TBI), a frequent condition co-occuring with substance use disorders. It gives an overview of TBI, discusses links between TBI and substance use disorders, and includes tips to use for clients with TBI.
Published: July 2010
This advisory defines protracted withdrawal and identifies specific withdrawal symptoms associated with alcohol, opioids, methamphetamine, cocaine, marijuana, and benzodiazepines. The advisory also explains how protracted withdrawal differs from acute withdrawal, and gives tips to help clients manage it in recovery.
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